Join us for a Sixth Form Taster Day, experiencing the BTEC Performing Arts course in an immersive day of learning led by industry professionals.
BTEC PERFORMING ARTS TASTER DAY
TUESDAY 20TH JUNE 2023
DIRECTOR OF PERFORMANCE STUDIES
Michael Holdsworth is a lecturer, researcher, performer, producer and co-founder of a theatre company. Michael is joining us in September 2023 as Director of Performance Studies.
Michael is currently undertaking a PhD at Lincoln University exploring the intersection between the Musical Theatre Chorus and the Crowd Phenomenon, Mob Mentality and Group Behaviour in the development of a new pedagogy.
DIRECTOR OF BROADWAY ACADEMY
HEAD OF DANCE
Dawn Harris, who heads up our Performing Arts Signature Programme and is also our Head of Dance, has a wealth of industry experience as a professional choreographer and Musical Theatre practitioner.
Dawn appeared in the 2004 movie ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ and has toured as a dancer with artists such as Kylie Minogue, Robbie Williams, and Lisa Scott-Lee (Steps).
DIRECTOR OF MUSIC
Adam Dobson, our Director of Music, has worked as a musical director in the UK, Germany and America, directing music for shows such as ‘Into the Woods’, ‘The Phantom of the Opera’, and ‘The 12 Tenors’.
HEAD OF DRAMA
David Newell, our Head of Drama, is a graduate of the Vancouver Film School and has, previously, taught at both the Tring Park School for the Performing Arts and Guildford School of Acting (University of Surrey).
Students in Years 10 and 11 are invited to join us on Tuesday 20th June to experience the BTEC Performing Arts course at Rossall Sixth Form.
The day will involve a workshop from
NICOLE LOUISE LEWIS
CURRENTLY PLAYING CATHERINE OF ARAGON IN SIX THE MUSICAL
8.40am – Registration
9.00am – Introduction to Rossall Sixth Form and BTEC Performing Arts
9.30am – Session 1: Workshop with Nicole Louise Lewis
11.00am – Break
11.30am – Session 2: Singing
12.50pm – Lunch
1.45pm – Session 3: Dance
2.45pm – Session 4: Drama
4.00pm – Pick up including the opportunity to speak to the Performing Arts and Admissions teams
Rossall School offers scholarships in the individual disciplines of music and drama. Broadway Academy scholarships are also offered to students whose talents cover acting, dancing and singing.
For those looking to join us in Year 12 in September 2023:
For those looking to join us in Year 12 in September 2024:
Those wishing to sign up to attend the BTEC Performing Arts Taster Day should complete the form below.